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California Industries to Benefit from Memorial Day Spending

California Industries to Benefit from Memorial Day Spending

As the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day signifies barbecues, beaches and long weekend getaways. Encouraged by relatively low fuel prices and record-high disposable income, 37.4 million Americans are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, flocking to major tourist destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. Since California is home to world-class […]

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Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 4: Identify Suppliers

Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 4: Identify Suppliers

Cheat Sheet: Key Questions for Identifying Suppliers Read the details below or download the brochure. Use available information to evaluate vendors in the market, then determine which companies can meet your business needs. In this stage, determine the pros and cons of viable vendors by looking at their financial health, size, profitability and potential risk. […]

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Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 1: Assess Opportunity

Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 1: Assess Opportunity

Cheat Sheet: Key Questions for Assessing Opportunities Read the details below or download the brochure. Understand your organization’s needs and determine how the procurement department can add value to the sourcing process. In this initial assessment, it is important to understand what you have done in the past, and the current state for sourcing this […]

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Industries to Benefit from Mother's Day Spending in 2017

Industries to Benefit from Mother’s Day Spending in 2017

While most would agree that mothers deserve appreciation all throughout the year, Mother’s Day is the official time to shower mom with gratitude – and gifts. While an increase in spending does not necessarily correlate to higher appreciation, the Mother’s Day outlay is expected to increase this year, making the day a bit sweeter for […]

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IBISWorld Introduces Market Intelligence for Public Procurement

IBISWorld Introduces Market Intelligence for Public Procurement

Read the details below or download the brochure. IBISWorld Procurement Research provides public procurement officials — at the federal, state and local levels — with external market intelligence on over 1,000 products and services. Our reports are designed to quickly and effectively answer questions that arise when you’re tasked with sourcing goods and services, whether […]

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spring break spending 2017

Four Industries to Benefit from Increased Spring Break Spending in 2017

After a long winter of late-night study sessions and microwaved meals, millions of US college students are setting aside their textbooks and heading out on spring break adventures. Whether it is a road trip along the West Coast or a beach-side getaway in Miami, more than half of the nation’s 20.9 million college students are […]

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Hoppy Go Lucky: Craft Beer vs. Cider on St. Patrick’s Day

Hoppy Go Lucky: Craft Beer vs. Cider on St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with festivities full of shamrocks, leprechauns, parades and beer. While Guinness, an Irish beer, remains a popular choice on this holiday, consumer tastes have been trending toward artisanal beer with finer ingredients and a wider variety of flavors than traditional beers. Over the past five […]

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oscars 2017 nominations

Oscars 2017: How Movie Theaters Fare After the Nominations

  On January 24, 2017, the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards were announced over the first-ever global live-stream, hosted by esteemed actors, actresses, writers, directors and the president of the Motion Picture Academy of America.  However, before the nomination announcement had even finished, the Academy’s choices were already a lightning rod for conversation. La […]

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Broken Heart: Valentine's Day Spending Expected to Fall in 2017

Broken Heart: Valentine’s Day Spending Expected to Fall in 2017

Consumers will leave retailers brokenhearted this Valentine’s Day, as IBISWorld anticipates holiday spending to contract 0.8% in 2017. The overall decline in holiday spending will stem from a drop in the number of shoppers participating in the special day; according to the National Retail Federation (NRF), only 53.9% of consumers are anticipated to make Valentine’s […]

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IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks

IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks

At IBISWorld we’re always looking for ways to make your job easier! And, after an overwhelmingly positive response to our proposed redesign, we’ve changed the way you view our website. To fully integrate our proprietary procurement data with a step-by-step sourcing process – while also making website navigation easier and faster – we are introducing […]